Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno & Last, 2008
Eyebrow wedgefish
photo by Devarapalli, P.

Family:  Rhinidae (Wedgefishes)
Max. size:  262 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 61 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Eastern Indian Ocean and South-West Pacific; northern Australia and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 114953).
Biology:  A poorly known benthic species that occurs in shallow water on the continental shelf. Presumably feeds on bottom-dwelling fishes and crustaceans. Males sexually mature at 103 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 03 December 2018 (A2bd) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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